IAIS 513 - RI Heritage Locomotive Editors Pick! Contributor's Pick!       
The New Iowa Interstate Railroad Rock Island Heritage Locomotive has been released from Mid-America Car & Locomotive and has been added to the consist of DME Train 271-20 and will head to its new home rails via ex-Rock Island trackage. At this point they were beginning to make their way to the west end of the yard before heading back to their outbound train on the east end. Kudos to the IAIS for this. What an awesome looking locomotive. By far the best looking wide-nosed GE since the Santa Fe Warbonnets were new. Can you smell what the ROCK is cookin'?
Date: 1/20/2010 Location: Kansas City, MO   Map Show Kansas City on a rail map Views: 1600 Collection Of:   Zach Pumphery
Locomotives: IAIS 513(ES44AC)    Author:  Zach Pumphery
IAIS 513 - RI Heritage Locomotive
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  January 2010 Around Kansas City
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Name Type Comments Date
Virgil Fitzpatrick General Now the question is, will they keep it as clean as UP does their heritage units 1/21/2010 6:45:14 AM
David Harrison General Excellent shot I had no idea of this locomotive! 1/21/2010 10:29:11 AM
M. R. EASTERN General IAIS keeps their fleet clean! Good shot friend. 1/21/2010 10:47:01 AM
George Redmond General Great shot, Great catch. 1/21/2010 1:07:23 PM
Alex Vaughn General Great catch! 1/21/2010 4:59:52 PM
Scott Koehler General Looks great !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1/21/2010 5:02:23 PM
Chris S General Beautiful locomotive; nice catch! 1/21/2010 8:41:36 PM
Mike Woodruff General Sure looks better than the CSXT YN3 paint this loco was originally supposed to get. 1/21/2010 9:25:11 PM
Jim Matuska General Nice photo Zach! 1/22/2010 6:48:27 AM
J. Williams General That is a sweet looking engine! - Cool shot! 1/22/2010 8:31:08 AM
Michael Richmond General Excellent. 1/22/2010 8:55:57 AM
Virgil Fitzpatrick General This unit was supposed to go to CSX??? This isn't one of the NS ES44AC's that was supposed to go to CSX was it??? 1/23/2010 1:48:41 PM
Bernie Feltman General Good photo 1/27/2010 4:11:38 AM
Joey Ulch General It's nice to see that some railroads appreciate their heritage. The designers back then really cared about the appearance of their equipment and understood the concept of a positive public image. I hope we see more railroads taking the time and money to do this. 2/2/2010 6:47:42 PM
Joseph Bishop General Awesome Shot! 12/5/2011 2:45:00 PM

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